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A Homestead Health Food Business, Waterless Plumbers and a Mushroom Kit Seller

In celebration of little-known MOTHER-type folks: Dan and Paulette Wohnoutka and their homestead health food business; Jan, Mike and Tom, the waterless plumbers and Dr. Henry Mee, the mushroom kit seller.

| November/December 1977

In this edition of the magazine's regular "Profiles" features Dan and Paulette Wohnoutka and their homestead health food business; Jan, Mike and Tom, the waterless plumbers, and Dr. Henry Mee, the mushroom kit seller.

In celebration of little-known MOTHER-type folks from all over.

Homestead Health Food Business:
Dan and Paulette Wohnoutka

You wouldn't think that a health food store located on a winding dirt road in Ozark farm country could make a go of it. And not thinking that is exactly how Dan and Paulette Wohnoutka have proved that such a venture can succeed.

Three years ago, the Wohnoutkas and their three children moved from California to an 80 acre Missouri farm . . . with no intention whatsoever of starting a business. Dan and Paulette, however, discovered that the nearest store selling organically grown grains and herbs and other health foods (which they were used to eating) was over an hour's drive away.



One day, in the company of a friend, Paulette wished out loud: "Someone should start a health food store around here . . . someone who would charge reasonable prices for their products."

"Why don't you?" her friend challenged.






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